Charles L. Bryant
Interim President & CEO
Chuck Bryant has served with Pinnacle Forum since 2005 and is currently serving as Interim President & CEO. Chuck has held a few instrumental roles with Pinnacle Forum, the first as Executive Director of Pinnacle Forum Modesto in California. He then served for a few years on the National Board, as well as in the role of Board Chair.
After graduating with honors from California State University, Stanislaus in 1977, Chuck founded CL Bryant, Inc., wholesale petroleum distributors. With a team of 6 employees, with sales exceeding $4m in the first year.
Over the next 25 years, CL Bryant established itself as one of the top-producing petroleum distributors in the country, buying out many competitors and building branch operations throughout Central California. They became the #1 seller of Unocal 76 lubricants in the US and the nation’s top seller of Union 76 Nascar racing gasoline which they are marketed and delivered over 7 western states. They received numerous awards for fast growth and top sales. By 2006, Chuck had grown the business to 150 employees. He sold the business in May of 2006 to pursue other interests.
Since selling C.L.Bryant, Chuck has been involved in multiple business start ups as both investor and consultant, helping others fulfill their dreams of impacting their world for Christ thru business. As a trained “Halftime Life Coach” Chuck has helped numerous people discover their passions, talents, and abilities, helping to point them towards their Ephesians 2:10 calling, and says his own passion is helping others find their “God given passion”.
Chuck has had the privilege of helping to plant Pinnacle Forum in Modesto, the Coachella Valley, and even nationally through the establishment of our popular video Forums.
Whenever possible, he enjoys being home, spending time with his wife, three grown married children and six grandchildren, with more on the way.